Saturday , 29 February 2020


Lorimer Wilson

U.S. Consumer Debt Has Jumped To A Record High

Consumer debt – student loans, auto loans, and revolving credit such as credit cards and personal loans - but excluding housing-related debts such as mortgages and HELOCs – jumped...by 4.7% ($187B), to a record $4.2 trillion in the fourth quarter 2019.

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Gold Measurements: What Do the Terms “Karat” & “Troy” Ounce Actually Mean? (+50K Views)

You have no doubt read countless articles on the price of gold costing "x dollars per ounce", own a gold ring or some other piece of gold jewellery and/or wear or have bought/plan to buy a diamond ring but do you really understand exactly what you are buying? What's the difference between 1 troy ounce of gold and 1 (regular) ounce? What's the difference between 18 and 10 karat gold? What's the difference between a .75 and a 1.0 carat diamond? Let me explain. Words: 1102

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The P/E Ratio: Its Strengths and Limitations (+30K Views)

When it comes to valuing stocks, the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is the number one metric for investors that want an instant fix on what the market thinks of a company. [That being said]...there are health warnings to heed if you don’t want to be left exposed by its limitations. [Let me explain.] Words: 1101

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